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At the first Republican debate in 2016, candidate Donald Trump gave the American public their first glimpse of his real personality when he glanced down the line of candidates on the stage to Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and made the following statement, “How would you like t…

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Red flag legislation needs to be implemented at a very early age. Nowadays, mass murders are glorified in computer and smart phones available to kids at a very early age.

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Right to Life of Michigan has recently initiated a petition drive to put an end to dismemberment abortion. Also known as dilation and evacuation abortion, it’s a highly barbaric second trimester abortion procedure.

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President Donald Trump kept his promise to all Midwestern farmers when he called on the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) to lift an outdated ban on E-15, a 15-percent ethanol blend, so it could be sold during the summer.

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I see that the kerfuffles over special deputies and tow truck procedures have been resolved or, at any rate, relegated to the back burners.

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I was so happy to read of the trip by Owosso Assistant Principal Cathy Dwyer and colleagues to assist with the educational challenges in my home country, the Dominican Republic.

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According to a recent news article in the Lansing State Journal, DTE and Consumers Energy are offering a $25 credit for outages of more than 16 hours. In my area, near Laingsburg, there were two recent outages, one on July 2 for 24 hours and one on July 20 for 22 hours.

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There is a young girl, about 20 years old, in a wheelchair who lives just north of the country club.She cannot get a job because Rush Township did not vote for SATA buses come into the township.They can’t even come into the township to take her to the doctor. Her mother works and can’t do it…

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My husband has a home at Ovid Healthcare, because of the special care he receives from everyone there.I would name them all, but would forget someone.Since they brought Vincent her to Ovid, his love and care from everyone makes me feel like they are family too.When I come every day, I tell e…

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There is something extraordinary about following your heart and intuition. Fifty years ago, Aug. 24, 1969, Vic Jackson went across Lake Michigan in a bathtub.

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The Owosso Association of the Deaf (OAD) was first established at the YMCA in 1987. I had visited the club there a couple of times, because I was still working. Then the club got moved, considering the building was not up to date on safety issues or code.

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Ask it 1,000 times and the answer is pretty much going to be: “fake news” — ‘hired a bunch of Democratic lawyers’ or ‘Mueller had a grudge because Trump turned him down for FBI” or “Putin told me ‘I didn’t do it’, and I believe when he tells me that, he means it.’”

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As I was watching CBS “Face the Nation” Sunday morning, I found it quite interesting that the commentator was asking questions of a Republican and not giving her the chance to answer.

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I would like to know if the county commissioners have considered the possibility that county treasurer Tom Dwyer might be ill. There may be a medical reason as to why Mr. Dwyer “has been showing up for work infrequently and not performing his statutory duties.”

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In a recent letter the writer asserts “the God of Christians, Muslims and Jews is the most prolific serial killer of innocent men, women and children of all time.” Boldly said, but I wonder …

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If you’ve been watching the world news you’ve probably been as nervous as I have, especially if you’re a Vietnam vet. On Thursday, President Donald Trump reported that an Iranian guided drone got too close to one of our ships in international waters in the Strait of Hormuz. He said it was sh…

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Twenty-four hours after Trump’s undeniably racist suggestion that some elected members of Congress should “go back where they came from,” I contacted U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, to find out if he had issued a comment condemning the president’s remarks.

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Choosing not to address my observation concerning Trump’s Gallop Poll approval data, a recent contributor commented on the nearly universal belief that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be victorious in 2016.

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Who are the attendees at Donald Trump rallies? They certainly seem to idolize him. His followers also seem to be drawn to his celebrity; they love to witness his destructive behavior, even in the wake of his chaos, together with his hate mongering and racist comments.

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A July 8 letter opened with the unsubstantiated claim that President Donald Trump “is the first President in modern history to never have his support rise to 50 percent.”

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I believe that the happiest politician in the U.S. June 28 was Donald Trump … another four or more months of replays of the last two nights and he will not need any assistance from the Russians or anyone else.

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Ask it 1,000 times and the answer is pretty much going to be: “fake news” — ‘hired a bunch of Democratic lawyers’ or ‘Mueller had a grudge because Trump turned him down for FBI” or “Putin told me ‘I didn’t do it’, and I believe when he tells me that, he means it.’”

As I was watching CBS “Face the Nation” Sunday morning, I found it quite interesting that the commentator was asking questions of a Republican and not giving her the chance to answer.

I would like to know if the county commissioners have considered the possibility that county treasurer Tom Dwyer might be ill. There may be a medical reason as to why Mr. Dwyer “has been showing up for work infrequently and not performing his statutory duties.”

In a recent letter the writer asserts “the God of Christians, Muslims and Jews is the most prolific serial killer of innocent men, women and children of all time.” Boldly said, but I wonder …

If you’ve been watching the world news you’ve probably been as nervous as I have, especially if you’re a Vietnam vet. On Thursday, President Donald Trump reported that an Iranian guided drone got too close to one of our ships in international waters in the Strait of Hormuz. He said it was sh…

Some advice from an old lady: Listen up girls, keep your pants on and your legs crossed.

Twenty-four hours after Trump’s undeniably racist suggestion that some elected members of Congress should “go back where they came from,” I contacted U.S. Rep. John Moolenaar, R-Midland, to find out if he had issued a comment condemning the president’s remarks.

Choosing not to address my observation concerning Trump’s Gallop Poll approval data, a recent contributor commented on the nearly universal belief that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be victorious in 2016.

Who are the attendees at Donald Trump rallies? They certainly seem to idolize him. His followers also seem to be drawn to his celebrity; they love to witness his destructive behavior, even in the wake of his chaos, together with his hate mongering and racist comments.

A July 8 letter opened with the unsubstantiated claim that President Donald Trump “is the first President in modern history to never have his support rise to 50 percent.”

I believe that the happiest politician in the U.S. June 28 was Donald Trump … another four or more months of replays of the last two nights and he will not need any assistance from the Russians or anyone else.

There’s a Downy fabric softener ad running on MSNBC that shows an adorable 4-year-old child trying to put on a sweater, laughing at herself because she’s having to squirm around to pull it on.

Mr. Thomas Ford does us a service in his letter to the editor by reminding us that the vulnerabilities created by poverty are legion – including the lower educational achievement of poor children.

A recent letter to this publication discussed the potential toxicity of solar panels and the risk they will pose to human health and the environment. I am a faculty in Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University, and my expertise is on the environmental impact of energy, in partic…

Please do not sign the petitions that “6 week” abortion ban groups are circulating. They are using a back door to take away women’s rights here in Michigan.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the following merchants and individuals for their support of the Marine Corps League’s Harold R. Cooley Detachment 841 of Owosso annual Flag Day fundraiser.

You can be excused if you didn’t notice the resignation of Sarah Sanders, the absentee White House “press secretary”; for months she has likely been preparing for her new career: lying to all the Fox News viewers who, unlike the White House press corps, will actually believe her mendacity.

It is with great appreciation that we write to members of Owosso and surrounding communities for the outpouring of support for the Hartmann Aue for Mr. Owosso 2019 campaign.

In regard to Greenwood Cemetery in Vernon, the lawn is outrageously high and the cemetery is not being maintained like it should be. It is very disrespectful to the military veterans who are buried there, as well as the families who also are buried there, including my parents, grandparents a…

In a recent letter to the editor, Charles F. Adams the new headmaster at Spring Vale Christian School chastised former Owosso High School Principal Roger Elford for not addressing this point, “One, the U.S. spends more per student than any other developed nation on public education yet ranks…

I went grocery shopping Saturday after work and spent more time standing in line then I did actually grocery shopping. I got my cart, shopped for my groceries, put them in my cart, took them to a checkout, put them on the belt, had them scanned and put them back into my cart.

Because I am retired, I have the ability to do a little exploring or travel. Being a camper for years, it was mentioned by my daughter that I could possibly help in the state or federal park system. Many of our grandchildren, during their college years, worked at the parks, and it is a good …

Crystalline silicon is the dominant semiconducting material used in photovoltaic technology for the production of solar cells. These cells are assembled into solar panels as part of a photovoltaic system to generate solar power from sunlight.

Very recently, I had a health episode that was almost my final demise because I was too bull-headed to go to the hospital to find out what was causing the pain.

Concerning Sunday’s letter to the editor, the writer questioned whether or not I had read Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. I must admit I have not read the entire Volume 2, but have read parts of it.

Although it has not been discussed much in the media, it may be the single most significant invisible, unasked question of this entire Wikileaks affair: We know the Russians not only hacked the Democratic headquarters, but also the RNC. What did the Russians steal from the RNC and how have t…

The problem is so buried in our collective memory that we don’t even recognize it. In fact, evidence suggests most experience a pleasant pulse of “just desserts” the more the punitive punishment stings.

In a June 4 letter, a contributor wrote that Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a lifelong registered Republican and decorated Marine combat veteran, was a “biased liberal prosecutor.”